PRIVACY POLICY

All the information you provide to Thalassophile including your email address, delivery address and credit card details are strictly private and confidential. Thalassophile acknowledges that it is bound by the Data Protection Act 1998 and that it will not disclose your details to any third party without your express written consent. As a matter of good practice, we do not share any personal information with anyone and we do not sell it to others.

This privacy notice lets you know what happens to any personal data that you give to us, or any that we may collect from or about you. It applies to all products and services, and instances where we collect your personal data.

SAFETY SECURITY

What information do we collect?

For newsletter signups we ask for your name, telephone number, home address, email address and age.  When a purchase is made on our site, in addition to the above, we also ask for delivery address, and payment method details. 

How we do use this information?

Just like almost every other web page, we automatically collect data based on visitor web browsing activity. All of this data that is collected only used for the purpose of our web page analysis, and improvements to make our service better for customers and visitors. It is therefore, processed on the legal basis of our legitimate interest.

When you make a purchase from Thalassophile, we collect personal information as part of the buying and selling process. This is information such as your address and name.

If you are an existing customer you will be contacted via email with information regarding Thalassophile's new blog posts, goods and services, as well as to confirm orders. If you are a new customer we will contact you via email if you have consented to be part of our mailing list and to confirm orders.

If requested any customer as the right to unsubscribe, and be removed from our emailing list. 

Security

We follow best practice, and take reasonable precautions to ensure your data is not inappropriately accessed, used, shared, lost, or altered. This is in order to protect your personal information. 

Types of Cookies

Session (transient) cookies: These cookies are erased when site visitors close their browsers and are not used to collect information from their computers. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.
 

Persistent (permanent or stored) cookies: These cookies are stored on a site visitor's hard drive until they expire (at a set expiration date) or until they are deleted. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as web surfing behaviour or user preferences for a specific site.

Payment

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.​

Social Media

By tagging #ThalassophileOfficial or tagging Thalassophile on Facebook or Instagram you give Thalassophile the right to share your image or post. If you would not like us to do this you must let us know via email thalassophileofficial@gmail.com or by contacting us through our web page. 

Online reviews of Thalassophile such as on Facebook or as a blog post give Thalassophile the right to share the review. If you would not like us to do so please contact us to let us know.

Links

Certain links on our site may direct you away from our site. We encourage you to read other sites privacy statements as we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites.

Contacting us

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy please do not hesitate to contact us.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time. Clarifications and changes will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website.